Jackalberry Challenge 2018 - cyclists aiming to raise R350,000
Jackalberry Challenge 2018 - cyclists aiming to raise R350,000

The seventh annual JackalBerry MTB Challenge will take place on 30 November and 1 December 2018 with 60 cyclists travelling 277km from Ubuhle Christian School in Bronkhorstspruit to JackalBerry Farm in Machadodorp...

Issued by BMi Research 3 days ago

Janine Espin, MD of Economic Development Solutions
What happens to the community when a mine closes?

When mines scale down or close down, the impact on the surrounding community is significant. The burning question is: can the blow be softened?

By Janine Espin 13 Nov 2018

How can corporates support social enterprises in South Africa?
How can corporates support social enterprises in South Africa?

Rachael Millson, African Partnerships Director, Social Enterprise Academy South Africa, looks at how corporates can support the rapidly growing social enterprise sector in South Africa...

Issued by Trialogue 13 Nov 2018

Gavin Rajah launches NPO to upskill vulnerable women
Gavin Rajah launches NPO to upskill vulnerable women

The White Light Movement is a new non-profit organisation aimed at providing empowerment to women who have been victims of gender-based violence and abuse...

12 Nov 2018

Mercedes-Benz SA rallies for education and literacy
Mercedes-Benz SA rallies for education and literacy

In the past three years through the Rally to Read initiative over 2,900 learners and 86 educators have benefitted from Mercedes-Benz South Africa...

9 Nov 2018

L-R: Farmers, commercial and smaller scale, working together for the improvement of lives: Andrew Pooler, Dave van Rensburg, Cyril Hlengwa, Rob Stayplton-Smith and Siya Hlengwa
KZN NPO facilitates transformation in agriculture through skills development, knowledge sharing

Since its inception, Harry Gwala Agri supports several projects which tackle food security, provide mentorship, drive internship programmes and source sponsorship for aspiring farmers...

9 Nov 2018

DHL Global Forwarding partners with My Dream Now to empower Kenya's youth
DHL Global Forwarding partners with My Dream Now to empower Kenya's youth

DHL Global Forwarding has started a partnership with My Dream Now, a Swedish non-profit social enterprise that provides mentorship programs to school children and youth...

7 Nov 2018

Urban farming project Hola Harvest launched in Joburg
Urban farming project Hola Harvest launched in Joburg

Looking to making farming more attractive to SA's youth, SAB and AB InBev Africa has introduced its first group of urban farmers in Johannesburg's inner-city...

7 Nov 2018

First-aid training benefits community and UCT medical students
First-aid training benefits community and UCT medical students

As part of their fourth-year Health in Context block, medical students from University of Cape Town (UCT) taught basic first-aid skills to Mitchell's Plain residents...

6 Nov 2018

R800m committed to provide support to women, youth farmers to ready them for planting season
R800m committed to provide support to women, youth farmers to ready them for planting season

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform says it has heeded the call to quicken their rapid land release steps and provide financial support to the farming community during this planting season...

6 Nov 2018

Bonang will host the first People's Pageant SA in 2019
Bonang will host the first People's Pageant SA in 2019

South African personality Bonang Matheba will host the inaugural People's Pageant SA in 2019. The new pageant aims to celebrate South African women who are helping to transform the world around them...

6 Nov 2018

IORA establishes Madiba internship programme
IORA establishes Madiba internship programme

Member states of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) has been challenged to invest in the education of the youth as it is the most powerful weapon to change the world...

5 Nov 2018

Why Book Dash produces beautiful, proudly African storybooks
Why Book Dash produces beautiful, proudly African storybooks

Book Dash is a non-profit organisation on a mission to make sure every child in South Africa owns 100 books by the age of five...

By Eugene Yiga 5 Nov 2018

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Cotton On's philanthropic wing has invested R100m in SA education

Its first project in South Africa is the upgrade of Ethekwini Primary School in KwaMashu, Durban...

1 Nov 2018

Real Bicycle Co. aims to re-shore bicycle design and assembly
Real Bicycle Co. aims to re-shore bicycle design and assembly

Real Bicycle Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of not-for-profit organisation Qhubeka, has moved from perfecting its first locally-produced commuter bicycle prototype to full-scale production...

1 Nov 2018

#GivingTuesdaySA officially launches in South Africa
#GivingTuesdaySA officially launches in South Africa

This October 30th, join fellow South Africans as we celebrate the spirit of Ubuntu and launch #GivingTuesdaySA in partnership with Brand South Africa...

Issued by Brand South Africa 30 Oct 2018

Bonang Matheba accepts 5 For Changemaker Award at #5ForChange Jozi debut
Bonang Matheba accepts 5 For Changemaker Award at #5ForChange Jozi debut

The annual 5 For Change Black-tie Gala made its debut in Joburg this year with great success to a sold-out house...

30 Oct 2018

Girl power high up on the CN Africa, Save the Children agenda
Girl power high up on the CN Africa, Save the Children agenda

Launched in August this year, Cartoon Network Africa's Powerpuff Girls (PPG) Awards is just about ready to draw to a close...

By Sindy Peters 29 Oct 2018

Agnes Lekhori, administration clerk at Bellcro
'Agriculture is something you do today for tomorrow and for future generations'

According to Agnes Lekhori, administration clerk at Bellcro, agriculture is something you do today for tomorrow and for future generations...

26 Oct 2018

#5ForChange: Connecting, equipping, inspiring - enke helps SA's youth make their mark
#5ForChange: Connecting, equipping, inspiring - enke helps SA's youth make their mark

Founded in 2009 by international volunteers Tom Walsh, Philippa (Pip) Wheaton and Kathryn Maunders, enke enables young South Africans who are passionate about driving social change to become the masters of their own destiny and make their mark.

By Sindy Peters 25 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

Winners of the SA Teen Entrepreneur awards
Winners of the SA Teen Entrepreneur awards

The grand finale of the third annual SA Teen Entrepreneur's programme found the young would-be entrepreneurs battling it out for the top spot at the Southern Sun Cape Sun on 20 October...

23 Oct 2018

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How you can help the millions of SA children who go to bed more than a little "hangry" every night

"Hangry" is a word that has slipped into the English language...

By Kelvin Glen 23 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

#5ForChange: CRSP dsgn tackles injustices around edtech with LCERT
#5ForChange: CRSP dsgn tackles injustices around edtech with LCERT

CRSP dsgn is one of this year's five beneficiaries of the 5 For Change black tie event set for Saturday, 27 October, at The Station in Newtown, Joburg...

By Sindy Peters 23 Oct 2018

Siya Kolisi announced as Global Citizen: Mandela 100 advocate with key focus on hunger and nutrition
Siya Kolisi announced as Global Citizen: Mandela 100 advocate with key focus on hunger and nutrition

International advocacy organisation Global Citizen has announced that Siya Kolisi will become an advocate for the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100...

Issued by OnPoint PR 19 Oct 2018

Bertha Centre celebrates launch of SA's first social impact bond
Bertha Centre celebrates launch of SA's first social impact bond

Social impact bonds are ideally suited to emerging markets and have the potential to reduce costs and improve service delivery say experts from the UCT GSB Bertha Centre...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 19 Oct 2018

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Fruit South Africa: Sow the critical seeds of fruit consumption amongst our kids

We owe it to our children to advocate for their awareness around nutrition and obesity, and their fruit consumption seems a good place to start...

By Konanani Liphadzi 19 Oct 2018

Why more women don't win science Nobels
Why more women don't win science Nobels

One of the 2018 Nobel Prizes in physics went to Donna Strickland, a major accomplishment for any scientist. Yet much of the news coverage has focused on the fact that she's only the third female physicist to receive the award...

By Mary K. Feeney 17 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

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